Episode 16: Which e-reader should I buy my kid?

March 16, 2023

In episode 016 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:

Which e-reader should I buy my kid?


E-readers are great for accessibility and convenience, but which one is best for kids? Megan has tips for how to buy an e-reader that will integrate with your school or public library as well as book purchases. Plus, Allison shares a great writing tip for kids from bestselling author Jacqueline Harvey, and Megan has inspiring ideas for book-themed kids’ bedrooms.

Books we mention

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Bookmail and TBR pile

‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’ by Maryam Master. Illustrated by Astred Hicks

‘Michaela Mason’s Big List of Camp Worries’ by Alexa Moses

‘Happy Hoppy Home’ by Tull Suwannakit

‘Goldilocks’ by Chris Colfer. Illustrated by Jon Proctor

‘The Boy Who Tried to Shrink His Name’ by Sandhya Parappukkaran and Michelle Pereira

‘Nelson 3: Eggplants and Dinosaurs’ by Andrew Levins. Illustrated by Katie Kear



Which e-reader is best for kids?

The low-down on children and e-reading devices by Megan Daley (Children’s Books Daily)

‘Raising Readers: How to nurture a child’s love of books’ by Megan Daley


Quick tips

Jacqueline Harvey’s Top 10 Writing Tips for Kids 

The tween bedroom and books by Megan Daley (Children’s Books Daily)

Bedrooms and books at seven by Megan Daley (Children’s Books Daily)


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Which ereader should I buy my kid?